Winning a week-long stage race should be a cause for celebration, not speculation. Which makes us ask: How the hell can we not love the one-week wonders?
It was a big win for Richie Porte (BMC) as he took the GC in the 2018 edition of Tour de Suisse, a race which shared many traits with last week’s Criterium du Dauphiné, that other Tour de France warm-up race. There was a decisive team time trial, some big climbing battles and some tantalising glimpses of form. Let the recap begin!
Sky fans look away now. Euan chronicles the comedy and chaos that is the British team’s annual assault on the maglia rosa and asks…. how the hell are Team Sky so bad at the Giro?